October 15, 2022!
Public Conference on Cancer is funded by The Office of Public Engagement – Accelerator Fund and supported by NLSUPPORT. We very much appreciate their support that makes this public outreach event a reality!
This is a public engagement activity that is co-developed by the members of the Public Interest Group on Cancer Research!
It will be a free and virtual Conference open to participation by residents of NL – see you there!
Here is what Janine T. Cutting, one of our patient speakers, has to say about the Public Conference on Cancer: https://youtu.be/qTvzvGA0IEM For more info about Janine and her talk, please see here. For our community. With our community. Join us on Oct 15th for the Public Conference on Cancer. To register, please visit: https://www.med.mun.ca/oped/programs/4534
Why am I speaking in the Public Conference on Cancer? By Derrick Bishop: https://youtu.be/C1mNdBirZbo Derrick is one of the patient speakers of the Public Conference on Cancer. For more info about Derrick, please see here. For our community. With our community. Join us on Oct 15th for the Public Conference on Cancer. For registration, please… Continue reading By Derrick Bishop – Why am I speaking in the Public Conference on Cancer?
There are good reasons that motivate us and help us organize this public event – please have a look at this short video message (https://youtu.be/_xY6N6Yp_Ak). For our community. With our community. To register for this conference, please visit: https://www.med.mun.ca/oped/programs/4534 or contact me: email@example.com; 709-864 6507 See you in the Public Conference on Cancer!
The current Conference Schedule and list of Speakers, together with the learning objectives for each talk, can be found below. See you in the Public Conference on Cancer, October 15th!
Registration for the Public Conference on Cancer is now OPEN. Please register here: https://www.med.mun.ca/oped/programs/4534 Registration is required to participate in this conference. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Sevtap Savas at firstname.lastname@example.org or 709-864-6507. See you there on October 15th!
Drs. Teri Stuckles and Sevtap Savas will moderate the Public Conference on Cancer. Dr. Stuckless is a radiation oncologist, assistant professor at Discipline of Oncology, and the Clinical chief of the Provincial Cancer Care program in NL. Dr. Savas is a cancer researcher, geneticist, and professor at Biomedical Sciences at MUN. Our moderators have a… Continue reading Meet the moderators – Drs. Teri Stuckless and Sevtap Savas
Scott Antle and Gregory Doyle are health administrators at Eastern Health that oversee important cancer screening programs offered to the residents of Newfoundland and Labrador. Cancer screening services are offered to eligible individuals. By making it possible to early detect the tumors or cancerous tissues, they help inform individuals regarding their cancer risk. Please talk… Continue reading Meet our speakers – Scott Antle and Gregory Doyle
We are beyond delighted that Lorie Kielley, M.N., B.N., and Shirley Fagan, R.N. have accepted to speak about the cancer patient navigator program in the Public Conference on Cancer. Lorie and Shirley support and help cancer patients navigate their way during their cancer care journey. Their work is very important and we heard nothing but… Continue reading Meet our speakers – Lorie Kielley and Shirley Fagan
We are excited that Beth Snow – the director of the Provincial Cancer Care Program serving the cancer patients in Newfoundland and Labrador – is joining us as a speaker in the Public Conference on Cancer! Beth is a dedicated cancer care administrator in our province. For information about the Provincial Cancer Care Program she… Continue reading Meet our speakers – Beth Snow
We are excited to have Lynette Hillier as one of our speakers! She is the Executive Director of the Cancer Care Foundation, the provincial charitable organization that raises funds in support of Cancer Care in Newfoundland and Labrador. We are looking forward to Lynette’s talk and learning the support offered by the Foundation to cancer… Continue reading Meet our speakers – Lynette Hillier
Tristan Bilash is our guest speaker, all the way from Saskatchewan! He is a transgender man, a cancer survivor, and a fierce advocate for the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. We are delighted that he will join us at our Public Conference on Cancer. ***Note that his speech will be pre-recorded.
Dr. Sevtap Savas is a cancer scientist. She will speak about the goals and activities of the Public Interest Group on Cancer Research, a successful cancer patient-family member-scientist partnership in Newfoundland and Labrador. This public interest group includes 12 patient and family members affected by cancer and the Public Conference on Cancer idea was created… Continue reading Meet our speakers – Sevtap Savas
Lisa Blundell is one of our valuable patient speakers. As someone who experienced pediatric cancer as a child, her insight and perspectives on life beyond cancer are important. We enthusiastically welcome Lisa to our Conference and cannot wait to hear her story – Thank you Lisa!
Paula Newhook is one of the social workers providing important service and support to cancer patients and families in the province. The oncology social work program is a part of the Provincial Cancer Care Program – to learn about this important program and services offered to the patients & families, please check their website: https://cancercare.easternhealth.ca/… Continue reading Meet our speakers – Paula Newhook
Janine Cutting is one of our patient speakers in the Public Conference on Cancer. We are honoured by the presence of our patient speakers and highly appreciate of their willingness to share their stories. Thank you Janine.
The research and other scholarly activities performed by Dr. Shea and her partners, including Ms. Michelin, have generated novel insights and improve our understanding of the patient experiences in Indigenous communities. We are very much looking forward to their joint talk and learning from them. Thank you Jennifer and Kathy!
Derrick is one of our patient speakers in the Public Conference on Cancer. We are grateful for him taking time to share his perspective with us during the conference.
Dr. Holly Etchegary has expertise in many health-research related topics, most importantly, in patient-oriented research and public engagement. We are very excited to have her with us in the Public Conference on Cancer. Thank you Holly!
Jason Wiseman was a family member/caregiver of a cancer patient. We are very much looking forward to the insight he will share with us. Thanks for this Jason – it is an incredible opportunity for all of us to have you with us in the Public Conference on Cancer.
Geoff Eaton will deliver the Opening Remarks in the Public Conference on Cancer – we are very grateful for him taking time to do this. We are truly honored by his presence in the conference. Thank you very much Geoff – looking forward to your talk!
Come join us on October 15, 2022 Saturday for this free, public conference full of talks by great speakers, including cancer patients, family members, experts, and healthcare providers and more! Stay tuned for the registration information (coming soon).